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thy people lord we pray ♪ ♪ by a thousand snares surrounded ♪ keep us without sin today ♪ ♪ never let us be confounded ♪ ♪ lo i put my trust in thee ♪ ♪ never lord abandon me ♪ ♪ lo i put my trust in thee ♪ ♪ never lord abandon me ♪ >>> good morning. in the name of the very reverend father patrick woods, the provincial superior of the redemocraters of the baltimore province, and the entire redemocraters community, it is my privilege to welcome you this morning to the basilica of our mother of perpetual help, affectionately known as mission church. most eminent cardinal sean o'malley, archbishop of boston, welcome once again to this basilica. the redemptors brothers and fathers are grateful for the many occasions you've joined with us here and we look forward to many future visits. we gather today with sadness, but with hope as we mark the passing of the distinguished senior senator from massachusetts, the honorable edward moore kennedy. to mrs. kennedy, and all the family, we offer our sincere condolences and prayers. in this place of faith and hope and healing,
. may each of us share in the gifts of strength and peace that senator kennedy found as he came here to pray, especially at the altar of our mother of per petal health -- per petal health. >> my dear friends, a few miles from here the city on the hill stands. in the sea toward nantucket, it's a bit more forlorn at the loss of one of its most ardent lovers. in welcoming you to the mass, the resurrection, to commemorate of life of senator kennedy, i'm sure i speak for everyone in expressing our sincerest sympathies to all the kennedy family, but especially to the senator's wife to his sons teddy and patrick and his daughter kara and to his sister jean. we share your sadness as we shared your love and your pride for your husband and father and brother and friend. in the church's liturgy of the eucharist, sadness with hope, sheer vanished in the faith in the love and compassion in the christ our lord who through his own death and resurrection has overcome death. and so as a believing community, let us now pray. almighty god, our father, it is our christian faith that your son died and ro
. to make real the dream of our family. he was given the gift of time that his brothers were not and he used that gift to touch as many lives an write as many wrongs as the years would allow. we can still hear his voice bellowing through the senate chamber, a convertible force of nature in support of healthcare, or workers rights or civil rights. and yet, as has been noted, while his causes became deeply personal, his disagreements never did. while he was seen by his fiercest critics as a partisan lightning rod, that is not the prism through which ted kennedy saw the world, nor was it the prism through which his colleagues saw ted kennedy. he was a product of an age when the joy and nobility of politics prefshlted differences of party -- prevented differences of party from becoming barriers of cooperation and mutual respect. a time when adversaries still saw each other as patriots. atest legislature of our time. he did it by huing the principle, yes, but also by seeking compromise and common cause. not through deal making and horse trading alone, but through friendship and kindness and humor
of you coming here and give us such a good speech in the middle of the summer. my question would be addressing the china case. based on the panelists' observation of the president's limited record on trade policy, what kind of -- do you think -- what kind of decision do you think the president is going to make on this case? do you think he's going to grant the remedy on this case and why? >> okay. guys, we're away from big principles right to the nitty-gritty. who would like this? >> if i had to guess, i would guess that there is someremedy. but it's really hard. and here's why. i could tell you a story that goes in neither direction. i could say well, they faced a similar conflict when it came to the name china as a currency manipulator. it was repeated, and it was the same conflict between the -- what the chinese government clearly wanted, and he opted to net -- not name china of currency manipulator in april. on the one hand, if you could say that that is really telling us where they're true preferences log. again, they will face similar choices. or you could say that put them
in the ronald reagan building. it will consist of four tracks focusing on using that for innovation and management. for our government. keeping the initiatives from the administration. stay tuned to our website for that information. tomorrow, tomorrow was very exciting. we'll be talking about innovation. contests. crowd forcing. all the fun things -- >> this event is wrapping up with housekeeping. tonight, an in-depth look at medicare, part 8. our guest is the former administrator for medicare and medicaid. that is tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. >> as the debate over health care continues, our health care how does an online resource. -- our health care website is a resource, including video from town hall meetings you have gone too. and there is more at c- span.org/healthcare. >> flags are flying at half staff today. senator ted kennedy passed away last night. president obama singing this morning that the massachusetts's senator's ideas are stamped on scores of laws and reflected in millions of lives. >> sustained by remember priceless years together, i will try to carry for that spe
to survive. the search continues for the suspects. >> howard county police tell us 16-year-old benjamin wortman died late last night. he's the teenager hit by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike down route 108 in columbia friday. he had been on life support since the accident. police say he passed away just after 10:00 p.m. last night. meanwhile, the suspect in the case, 26-year-old aaron jacob lorsong is out of jail on $100,000 bond this morning. police say he was under the influence and in possession of heroin at the time of the incident. he was arrested at the scene. >> nearly two dozen neglected pets are getting attention this morning. the dogs were removed from a home in anne arundel county. the goal now is to get them healthy and adopted. >> rescued from deplorable conditions, it is hoped these sick and malnourished dogs will recover. >> no animal should ever look la like that ever. the animal didn't ask to live with us, we picked them to live with us. i think if you want to take on that responsibility, you should fully take on the responsibility and not let it get that
the trash out again? wasting bags stinks! whewwwwww! stop wasting money on barely full bags! use hefty with unscented odorblock technology. it neutralizes garbage odors, and can save you money. i love this bag! hefty! hefty! hefty! wasting bags stinks. stop the stinks. hefty with unscented odorblock technology, now at new lower prices. >>> our top story tonight, a fatal crash involving two boats on a creek in anne arundel county. one person died, two more had to be rescued. it happened around 6:00 tonight around marley creek. not far from a u.s. coast guard station. sherrill conner has been at the scene all evening. what you can tell us? >> christian, the investigation has been wrapped up here at the scene for the night. both boats were pulled from the water. they're being towed for storage. i want to set the scene, we're in the point pleasant scene of glen burnie. everyone in this community tonight is visibly shaken by the news. a boat is brought back up to the surface after a fatal collision. just after 6:00 sunday evening, two small boats. one 14 feet. the other 16 feet crashed in m
, and saying to each of us, "you can do it." >> she said it was difficult growing up without a father and credits her uncle was coming through and in praising her family. -- and praising her family. there was our sunday morning program on q&a. >> there is no one in the senate or house that is done more for human rights, civil rights, health and then senator ted kennedy. -- health than senator ted kennedy. if you look every year, there was a major bill dealing with us, having challenges in our community. senator kennedy was there. he was our champion. >> he also weighed in on the controversial rest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. -- the arrest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. the civil-rights leader called for better training for baltimore city policeman handling such a situation. -- baltimore city policemen and police such a situation. >> what a nice day today -- baltimore city policemen handling such a situation. here is what our satellite combination looks like right now. a little shower activity moves off of the beach, still around the cape hatteras area, and that is where the f
service, the happy thought emerged of using part of these two letters to commemorate the faith of ted kennedy and the warm and paternal spirit of pope benedict the 16th. i want to quote from that letter. it begins, most holy father i asked president obama to personally hand deliver this letter to you. as a man of deep faith himself, he understands how important my roman catholic faith is to me and i am so deeply grateful to him. i hope this letter finds you in good health. i pray that you have all of god's listings as he lead our church and inspire our world during these challenging times. i am writing with the ability to ask that you pray for me as my own health declines. i was diagnosed with brain cancer more than a year ago and although i continued treatment, the disease is taking its toll on me. i am 77 years old, and preparing for the next passage of life. i have been blessed to be part of a wonderful family. and both of my parents, particularly my mother, kept our catholic faith at the center of our lives. that gift of faith has sustained and nurtured and provide solace to me in
who pulled the baby from that burning car. news4's jackie bensen is live for us in manassas with the latest. what a disturbing story, jackie. >> reporter: the officer told us that baby was a tiny girl. just about 7 months old. ine shs okay and is okay. she was strapped in a car seat. w noe driver of the w understa driver's licenseok rev some time ago. lshe a'so facingll i aegal immigration charges. now we have pictures for you. n't know if you can see em .h they areth pictures ofhe the t t it looked leheik wn a prince williamouolnt pyniciceff oer came upon the scene offf tsh crh on rug by ad, c5:45 this g. olice say the driver accelerated when the officer tried to s htoppim for speedi. e officer followed atlo a sr s speed and encountered a terrible scene. smoking car engine and man trying to stumble away. >> baby in the car. >> reporter: what did you do? >> went and started to try to find where the baby was and get into the car. couldn't get into the driver's side. went around the the passenger's side and able to force the back door open. >> reporter: the driver's hospital
, they became close friends when joe came to the u.s. senate in '89. senator john warner, the former senator from virginia, longtime friend of senator kennedy. warner did advance work for nixon while kennedy was doing advance work for his brother. representative ed markey is in boston, democrat of massachusetts and longtime friend of the late senator. and on the phone from shanghai, china, is former senator bill frist, former senate majority leader and a good friend of senator kennedy. what's your first reaction, joe lieberman, to all of this? >> first reaction is that this was -- this is the end of an era, certainly the end of a generation of a great american family. president john f. kennedy inspired me and a lot of others of my generation into public service. ted kennedy carried it along. i also thought, with a kind of gratitude, that unlike three of his brothers, though his passing is sooner than any of us who loved him, served with him would have wanted, he died of natural causes, and he lived a full and wonderful life. an inspiring, ultimate irresistible person. and i feel lucky, bless
a gun at an officer dies at a local hospital. good morning. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is thursday, august 27th. angie goff is here. she will have the traffic update for you. we say good morning to kim martucci and how's the weather? what's danny canning. >> danny boy is in the atlantic ocean churning up a storm and we are keeping one eye on him but i am watching with equal importance a front and i think that will be the thing that brings wet weather this weekend. that is actually good news. i think danny will be too far out to sea to take a direct hit here or get too close to the coast. here's a look at the day at a glance. temperatures in the middle 70s and upper 70s and that was our target at nine. it is happening. mostly sunny skies. approaching the mid-80s. instead of the 90s like yesterday afternoon we will put on the brakes around 88. more clouds will be approaching the area. a frontal system is on top of us but the rain attached to it is behind the front. we will hold off on the rain likely until tomorrow. this is what danny looks like. an enhanced satel
morning 10:00 eastern time. 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. for all of us on the news team, thanks for trusting us for your news and information. mr. bill o'reilly is next. good night. laura: "the o'reilly factor" is on, tonight. >> we need affordable, accessible, health care. that's what he dedicated his life to. in his memory i will do everything i can to help achieve that goal. laura: are democrats using senator ted kennedy's death to push for health care reform. will it hurt or help their cause? >> i believe that the cia's best days are still yet to come. ufer will have my support as you carry on this critical work. laura: but with the attorney general investigating the cia and threatening to prosecute interrogators, some say the administration is waving the white flag in the war on terror. [sirens] and president obama now wants september 11th to be a national day of service. is that the best way to remember the thousands of americans who lost their lives on that day? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone, the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox
's family said we've lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joy us light in our lives. but the inspiration of his faith, optimism and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever. president obama released a statement saying that the u.s. has lost, quote, the greatest u.s. senator of our time. and massachusetts residents are also more than being the loss. >> it's sad, sad. >> it's an impact for the whole country, especially on the political level. >> reporter: known to his friends and family as teddy, kennedy was a dominant force in the u.s. senate for nearly a half century. as the third longest-serving senator, he put his touch on every major piece of legislation that cleared congress. on capitol hill, the flag is flying at half-staff. kennedy's death will leave a gaping hole in the senate. last week, we learned he asked massachusetts leaders to change the law that regulates how he's replaced. current and state law requires a special election to take place nearly five months after the vacancy. but kennedy wanted the govern to avalentine a temporary replacement in th
. laura: are democrats using senator ted kennedy's death to push for health care reform. will it hurt or help their cause? >> i believe that the cia's best days are still yet to come. ufer will have my support as you carry on this critical work. laura: but with the attorney general investigating the cia and threatening to prosecute interrogators, some say the administration is waving the white flag in the war on terror. [sirens] and president obama now wants september 11th to be a national day of service. is that the best way to remember the thousands of americans who lost their lives on that day? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone, the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- laura: hi, everyone. i'm laura ingraham, reporting tonight for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. playing politics with senator kennedy's death. that's the subject of this evening's talking points memo. it only took a few hours after the death of ted kennedy for democrats to begin using his death to
for the opportunity to have worked with him in the united states congress as his colleague. i admit, i used to hang on to his t-shirt and his coat sleeve on the capitol when i was just a little boy. so when i got a chance to serve on capitol hill, all i needed to do was set my compass to the principles of his life. my father and i were the primary sponsors of the mental health parity and addiction equity act which was signed in law last year. this bill represented not only a legal victory for 54 million americans with mental illness who are being denied equal health insurance, but as one of those 54 million americans, i felt he was also fighting for me to help ease the burden of stigma and shame that acompanies treatment. i will really miss working with dad. i will miss my dad's wonderful sense of self-deprecating humor. when the far right made dad their poser child for their attack ads he used to say, we kennedys sure bring out the best in people. (laughter) >> and when he first got elected and my cousin joe was a member of congress and i came to congress, dad finally celebrated, saying, finally,
look at the american flag on the u.s. capitol, above the senate chamber, in tribute to senator kennedy, who died last night after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. president obama marker -- remarked this morning about senator kennedy. >> i wanted to say a few words this morning about the passing of an extraordinary leader, senator edward kennedy. over the past few years i have had the honor to call him a colleague, counselor, and friend. even though we knew that this they was coming for some time, we waited it with no small amount of dred. since his diagnosis last year, we have seen the courage with which he battles his illness. these months have led him here, people from every corner of our nation and around the world, showing how much he meant to all of us. despite the opportunities that we were denied when his brothers were taken from us. we were given the blessing of time to say thank you and goodbye. the outpouring of love, gratitude, the fund memories to which we have all borne witness, a way in which this singular figure in american history have touched our lives. these ideal
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
put a dent in your weekend plans. >>> good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. us on steve chenevey.h this thursday morning. the flags at this u.s. capitol at half-staff in honor of the late senator ted kennedy. they will remain that way through sunset sunday. >>> president obama handed down the order in a proclamation yesterday had n. which he called senator kennedy one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe sa
guest: the koppers have a long history here in the u.s. and they can be in different forms. they can be owned by the members themselves and they use their strength as a group to purchase goods or services and the cooperatives of that would be formed across the united states would act in the very same way as they do today. i informed rural illinois and we are very familiar with cooperatives as individuals come together as groups. americans think of themselves as the rugged individualists, but actually, we join groups all the time. and the cooperatives give the power of groups to the individual. i think that it can bring competition to the health care sector. we need greater competition. but we need greater choices for individuals. and that is what i think cooperative's done correctly will do. a cartel, on the other hand, is controlled by the suppliers and their monopolistic -- and they are monopolistic and they do not serve to enhance competition. cartels killed competition. we ought to be careful about the real language that is being used. kecoughtahost: it sounds like ot c
that ted kennedy passed away. >> it's a time of memory. means a lot to us, the kennedy family, and all that they've contributed to us and our country. >> more than 50 of kennedy's colleagues plan to be here. all of the living presidents are expected to attend the service. and president obama will speak. earlier, the kennedy family gathered for a private mass at the hyannis port compound. kennedy's wife, children, along with scores of nieces, nephews, and grandchildren, watched as has casket was placed in the hearst. they knew him as "uncle teddy," but his aspirations also touched young people who never met him. >> if we know there is something good, we should do it. >> reporter: the next days will be filled with tribute. then the last kennedy brother will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. karen brown, cbs news, boston. >> and stay with us for complete coverage of the passing of senator ted kennedy. for more reaction, log onto wjz.com. >>> the day's other big story is tropical storm danny. right now, that storm is gaining strength in the atlantic. and it is churning toward
says interrogation tactics used during this bush administration were not illegal. >>> welcome to 9 news now. today is monday, august 31st. >> it is the first day for students in montgomery and howard county. >> of course kim martucci is joining us and has a look at the forecast. >> we have a dividing line. we are dry and south and east of us a u yoeat e avu yoyowith h we wilarstt withdoppler 9000 and do a litt. ur wnngdo ha cto tour. taking us down to chaprince inprce georges county this morning where i have been ngkitrlight rains opdrs falling from shady y side an deale points south and west. past waldorf to g ob wye river side and 301. it is all light and unless you are in this part of the viewing area your conditions are dry. little front south and east of us. low pressure is kicking off showers and storms and stays across the southern suburbs today. the rest of us will take a trip to the 70s today. partly cloudy skies over dc. 70 degrees, not much warmer than 73. cloudy skies right now 64. air quality is good. >>> find out how the traffic is shaping up. >> we have been tracking t
with a kind of gratitude that unlike three of his brothers, though his passing is sooner than any of us who loved him, served him would have wanted. he died of natural causes and he lived a full and wonderful life and inspiring, ultimately irresistible person. i guess my other reaction was just plain personal. i felt lucky, blessed to have come to know him personally. and to have learned a lot from him about how to get things done in politics. >> larry: senator warner, you're a republican, opponent of his on many issues, yet many senators, are using the word "love" tonight. do you use that word? >> you know, i was privileged to know ted for 50 years. you mentioned that we were on opposite sides in the 1960 presidential campaign. i worked for vice president nixon, he worked for his brother. and we boxed a good deal during that campaign. and through the years, our friendship solidified. and particularly the 30 years we served in the senate. and, joe, you remember we were all on the armed services committee together. he was very much against a lot of policies, certainly war, but he loved the m
write can be used against them. i am live at cnn headquarters in atlanta. >>> some stars we hardly know where to begin. let's push forward. a california woman who was kidnapped in front of her own house in 1991 is free and finally getting reacquainted with her family. the secret world she inhabited for 18 years, a backyard where she bore and raised her children. the world is repulsed at what happened to her. the suspect three hours from now will go before a judge to face charges relating to kidnapping and sexual abuse. he met wednesday with his patrol officer. hard to imagine what jaycee's parents are going through. her stepfather witnessed the kidnapping and for years was a suspect. jaycee's reunion with the mother was a shocker. >> jaycee told her she had babies and my wife asked her how many babies. it was a real shock. i didn't know babies. i was expecting -- nobody told me they were 15 and 11 so it was a shocker. >> we have news producers working every area of this case. >> phillip and nancy garrido expected to be arraigned at 1:00 p.m. local time. behind me is the home they lived
're on medicare, so maybe i shouldn't use you as a specific example. let's go to how do we guarantee that people get healthcare? what we might be able to do is guarantee that you have access to healthcare insurance, but it goes back to what was stated by dr. farr earlier that if you don't have doctors that are seeing these individuals, if they're not going to take medicare, they're not going to be on the government plan, we have given you the bus ticket without the bus. we have guaranteed access, if you will, because we said, ok, well, you now have insurance but if we haven't fixed the other side of it, which is getting you in the door to see a provider to help you, how have we helped you so, again, to go back to building a system of reform on a system that has failed us here in alaska with medicare, and it goes back to the reimbursement issue, it's just not going to work. we won't be able to guarantee you healthcare. we might be able to guarantee you the card that says you can get there but if you're living in the wrong spot -- >> the gentleman in the second row with the brown shirt and glasses
is o tupe ea of us here, eslypealci alon s east 5. 9of tof 95. so this is where thhee acav actytyviti has been the lastvi rauple of s.urho ll s.fain ra ba herecknothing is llg infi in. . wsne . ws at whabout ga i ll tell you what, we will zoom in teanlooking at tyssviroac activity across e , ouare nd area, around de is good besneit is it k inrefo think before the methgagigabebes heinec f tasort e game but not the deluge had earlier. the flood watch until 2:00 a.m. showers and storms will be tapering off. come back and talk more about danny. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a private memorial service is set to begin in an hour in honor of senator ted kennedy. family and friends including john kerry filed past kennedy's casket as he lay in repose in boston today. senator kennedy's funeral mass will be tomorrow morning in boston. his body will be flown to andrews air force base so he can be buried at arlington national cemetery. his gravesite at arlington is in some ways chosen by the martyred president kennedy. he stopped at the site and remarked it was so beautiful he could
, as well, currently standing at $72.34. the weekly u.s. inventory reports coming out today, 10:30 new york time, a dow jones forecast is calling for oil to fall by 600,000 barrels, gasoline to drop by 1.1 million barrels and distillates to rise by 300,000 barrels. what does this wednesday have in store for u.s. stocks? for that, we'll check in with mike in the u.s. good morning to you, mike. good afternoon and thank you, maura. kind of an interesting move in oil after hitting $75 a barrel and closing lower. but here in the states, it looks like the dow, at least, could roll a lucky seven when the opening bell rings in, what, 5 1/2 hours from now? all of the three major indices pointing toward a higher open this morning. and interesting, i think worth pointing out, is that the nasdaq is up a whooping 660% off of the march lows. even with stocks moving higher yesterday, we saw the price of treasuries going up, as well. let's take a look at what the bund is doing this morning. we have the yield on the bund creeping up ever so slightly at 3.26%. the yield on the benchmark ten-year t-note here
at ruckston road. allow yourself extra time and use caution. the roads are pretty slick. that's a look at the morning travels. megan, back to you. >>> a state correction officer is fatally shot and this morning the search is on for her killer. erica car was shot several times. police found her in the seat of a ford explorer in the ken hill avenue. she was rushed to john hopkins hospital where she was pronounced dead. carr was shot in the arm, head and neck. >> reporter: officers were called to the area for shots fired. they did a canvas and this car was -- miss carr was found in a vehicle unresponsive in a ford explorer. >>> they have no reason for the shooting. >>> pastor st. george craw said that someone sprayed graffiti and tried to break into the overcomers tabernacle church. some think that the crime is linked to a funeral to be had today. the pastor thinks that someone responsible is trying to send a message. >> there would be certain people that are coming to the funeral, who they want to say, look, we don't only know where the funeral is being held, but we have come in and des
. >> it is timeless. it will always stay the same and will always remind us of john kennedy. >> reporter: theternal flame flickers nonstop for more than 45 years now. >> it's awesome. it's emotional. there is so much tragedy and knowledge. it's sad. >> reporter: just down a hill, the more understated final resting place of senator robert kennedy. >> you can't be there without being emotional. >> reporter: now a source of knowledge of the family wishes tell us this is where senator ted kennedy will be, close to bobby's website. >> reporter: a assassinated president, a murdered presidential candidate and now the senator. >> he lived all of his life up there, and i'm just surprised they're going to bury him here. >> was he a veteran. >> reporter: he served in the mill dairy -- militaries in the 1950s. >> well if the rest of the family is there, i think that's okay. >> reporter: arlington national cemetery averages about 30 burials a day, monday thus friday. we're not sure what kind of sayre mony the family is planning, but a spokesperson tells us if a vet wishes to be buried here with full tahonors m
union is very pleased that the ftc is now using its power to promulgate rules, prohibiting or restricting unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning mortgage loan modification and rescue schemes. with respect to hard-sell reverse mortgages, and our march article also warned consumers against the dangers of hard-sell reverse mortgages. banks and mortgage lenders are targeting seniors with television ads to entice them to take equity out of their homes through reverse mortgages. in an economy when many families savings have plummeted, such offers may indeed be attractive, but the lenders often bundle high fees, insurance charges and commissions into the loan and try to aggressively cross so consumers with other types of financial products such as annuities which may not be suitable for the. consumers union believes that the sort of reverse mortgages should be required to make sure that the loan is suitable for the borrower and that there is independent one on one pre-mortgage counseling. we also believe there should be caps on origination fees for all reverse mortgages
. >> and welcome to the white house. [cheering] >> i am glad all of you could be with us today as we honor the newest member of our highest court, who i'm proud to address for the very first time as justice sonia sotomayor. [cheers and applause] >> we are also honored to be joined by justice sotomayor's new colleagues. we have justice ginsburg, who is here, as well as justice steve stevens. [applause] >> so i just want to thank both justice stevens and justice ginsburg, not only for being here today but for your extraordinary service on the court. and i know you'll be giving justice sotomayor some good ti tips. [laughter] >> i also want to thank everyone who's worked so hard to bring to us this day. i want to thank especially our judiciary committee chairman, senator patrick leahy. [applause] >> as well as our senate majority leader, harry reid, for their outstanding work to -- [applause] >> for their outstanding work to complete this process before the august recess. i want to thank senator schumer, senator gillibrand, both of whom are justice sotomayor's home state senators, for their ex
and human misery as weapons against the inflation. let us pledge that employment will be the first priority of our economic policy. . across the generations. it is the glory and the greatness of our tradition to speak for those who have no voice, to remember those who are forgotten, to respond to the frustrations and fulfill the aspirations of all americans seeking a better life in a better land. we dare not forsake that tradition. we cannot let the great purposes of the democratic party become the bygone passages of history. we must not permit the republicans to seize and run on the slogans of prosperity. we heard the orators at their convention all trying to talk like democrats. they proved that even republican nominees can quote franklin roosevelt to their own purpose. the grand old party thinks it has found a great new trick, but 40 years ago an earlier generation of republicans attempted the same trick. and franklin roosevelt himself replied, "most republican leaders have bitterly fought and blocked the forward surge of average men and women in their pursuit of happiness. let
of this great service, the happy thought emerged to use part of these letters to show the warm and paternal spirit of pope benedict xvi. most holy father, i ask the benefits -- president obama to personally handle this letter to you. as a man of deep faith himself, he understands how important my roman catholic faith is to me and i am so deeply grateful to him. i hope this letter and find you in good health. i pray that you have all of god's blessings as you leave your church and inspire our world during these challenging times. i am writing with deep humility to ask that you pray fit -- that you pray for me as my own health declines. i was diagnosed with brain cancer more than a year ago. although i continue treatment, the disease is taking its toll on me. i am 77 years old and preparing for the next passage of life. i have been blessed to be a part of a wonderful onfamily. my parents kept their catholic faith in the center of their lives. it has sustained and nurtured and provided solace to meet in my darkest hours. i know that i have been an imperfect human being, but with the help of my
-block area and took a knife to water lines being used by construction projects. of course police are investigating. there's an anticrime surveillance camera in the area and police plan to look the tapes to see if they can identify suspects. we will have details coming up on 9 news now at 5:00. >>> and we are following a developing story from northeast washington. a man shot by police officers early this morning has died. this happened around 3:40 this morning at a shell gas station on benning road northeast. officers responded to a report of a man with a gun at the gas station. when they arrived the suspect allegedly pointed the weapon at officers and the officers fired at the suspect. police will not say if this was a robbery attempt. >>> at this time i have been told that the subject had a weapon and he was tapping on the window of the shell station, cashiers location. >> reporter: no officer was injured in the shooting. stay with wusa 9 and wusa9.com. we will have the latest information on this story. >>> we now know the name of one of two people stabbed in northwest washingto
for a road map, they might find it in massachusetts. jim acosta is joining us in boston this morning. looking today at massachusetts health care system. this was implemented in former governor mitt romney. >> that's right. of all thing, a republican. and you know, john, earlier this week, the white house took a lot of heat from democrats when it backed away from public option and the plans for health care reform. what do you get when you take the public option out of health care reform, according to some experts, you get romney care. >> reporter: if washington wants to reform health care with bipartisan support, consider what former republican presidential candidate mitt romney did as governor in democratic massachusetts. >> you don't have to have a public option. you don't have to have the government in the insurance business to make it work. >> three years after enacting its own version of reform, massachusetts now has near universal coverage. taxpayer watchdogs say it's affordable. >> the wide spread assumption that is breaking the bank in massachusetts. it's not breaking the bank at all.
's it for us. we'll be back here tomorrow. rick sanchez picks it up from here. >> hello, again shall everybody. i'm rick sanchez with the next generation of news. this is, as we always say, a conversation and certainly not a speech and it's your turn to get involved. what you are about to see, we have live pictures we can share with you now. this is amazing. this is truly going to be. if you are sitting around right now and you've got 15 minutes to devote to your television viewing, it's a special moment of television you are about to witness. the president of the united states is going to give medal of freedoms. this is a who's who of the most accomplished people. it will start in seven minutes. you will see the whole thing play out. meanwhile, as you watch this today, you have seen our shows and what we have been doing day after day. you have seen us tell it straight in this emotionally charged debate over health care where diversionary tactics by republicans are being used. we have pulled no punches and told it to you straight. deals are being cut in private by the president. we have also t
of the u.s. population this year, the government gets ready. how health officials are now considering a plan that would bar sick passengers from boarding airplanes. >>> and life in the slow lane. we'll take you to a town where residents say they have everything because they have no residents say they have everything because they have no cars. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. it is saturday, august 29th. good morning, kate. >> good morning, bill. we're here at the jfk presidential library in boston. senator ted kennedy lies in repose behind me in this building. we're told family members at this hour are getting ready at their hotel to come here. a senate delegation will come here, as well. they will all pay their last respects. and we'll have coverage of the senator's journey to his final resting place. we'll talk to one of his nephews about his legacy. and some of his former staffers, like supreme court justice stephen breyer, who said working for ted kennedy was like a family. we know you have more, bill? >> we do. >>> we have more on that shocking story. jay
. the storms are not done with us yet. >> for the up-to-the minimum details we head straight to bob in the storm center. what are we going to be getting? >> depends where you are. as we saw today, there was some spots but not much rain. boy, if you were underom oefaw those torrential rains, it was like being under a water fall and you can see how thick the air is. we still have a lot of moisture. here is the area that's still under a flood watch. ed into watch until 2:00 in the morning. there are some flood warnings over there in the eastern shore. for some of those heavy rains. there is a batch and it is not only rain but also thunder once again. moving into southern maryland and moving right through charles county and coming up northern st. mary's county. l of these rains do contain some very, very heavy -- storms do not contain very, very heavy rains. they will be movin through prince george's county. we will keep an eye on things. look at how much rain fell in silver spring. that was just a matter of minutes. over two minutes. over two inches. so when that comes through, it does
protect you from the h1n1 virus this flu season. thanks for joining us. today is august 18th. angie is here and she is smiling. hopefully that is a good sign as far as traffic is concerned and kim is smiling even though it is sunny and humid outside. >> the humidity gets us every summer. angie has this muscle milk. she will share the scoop on that. >> let's get started. look around and up humid and on u youp e . 7 we 7atsiin deto s we'r at 77 inside e thltbeway. weshare that wi th with richmond. up th canumberld a beautiful morning with 73. ocean city, hitting the beach today it will be a good beach day. up to 91. a couple of thunderstorms this afternoon. our high temperatures similar to what we saw yesterday. tomorrow more scattered storm and 89 degrees. a look at the satellite and radar loop. clouds are few and far between at the moment. toward west virginia a batch of moisture. this is along a front that will slow down as it comes here. hopefully an afternoon cooling thunderstorm or two. the sunset is still close to 00 but every morning when i drive in to work it is getting dark
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morning, obviously, ann thompson of cnbc in hyannis port bringing us the news. john harwood is our chief washington correspondent and joins us in d.c. today. john, people are going to immediately turn, at least in the business world, to try and answer questions about what this means for the liberal agenda, business policy going forward. do you see any effects in the short to medium term? >> i doubt it, carl. you know, ted kennedy is, as that statement from barack obama said, the foremost legislator of this time. his career had incredible impact for decades. his family had an even greater impact for an even longer period of time. he's one of 60 votes in the senate. there are many like-minded senators. there are strong committee chairs trying to move health legislation and i think democrats will try to use the emotie emotional bounce and umph from this moment and the grief people are feeling to try to propel this initiative forward. but i don't see a very, very large impact in the short-term or the medium term. democrats are going to end up with another senator from massachusetts, whenever
, right and center agrow on, scare tactics have been used. >> cannot have a government program that is going to pull the plug on grandma. >> republicans have a better solution that will not put seniors in a position of being put to death by their government. >> a lot of people are going to die. this program of government options is going to kill people. >> and no one's trying to scare people with sound bites. i don't know any leaders in the house and the senator who have done that. yeah, strike two. then there was strike three. a republican party mailer being sent across the country with was surfaced online today. called the 2009 future of american health care survey and it claims to be a friendly questionnaire about health care, sent by, rnc chairman michael steele who promises that, of course, no one's trying to scare people, the survey questions about house reform include, "it has been suggested that the government could use voter re h registration. prompting fears that gop voters might be discriminated against for medical treatment in a democratic imposed health care ratio
. that is where senator kennedy will lie in repose today and tomorrow. set the scene for us. >> as of now, the jfk library behind me a shot. it will reopen it 6:00 this evening. already, there are hundreds of people waiting outside. it is expected that thousands will actually want to enter the jfk library to show their respects to the late senator. the library itself will be open today between 6:00 and 11:00 and between 8:00 and 3:00 tomorrow, but already, officials believe they may have to extend those hours because they believe so many mourners will want to participate in the morning process. we should also point out quickly that there is also going to be a special service here on friday at 7:00 for 400 invited guests. they are calling that a celebration of the senator's life. in addition to the events for friday, the invitation-only ceremony, the authorities say there will be a military color guard but also something called a civilian honor guard. they say that some of the friends, family, former staffers, current staffers of the senator will be on hand to greet the people that come here to pay
captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning, everyone. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to cover big story in just a moment. let's check on the weather. >> things will be quiet today. partly cloudy skies. by this afternoon, an elated thunderstorm. -- an isolated thunderstorm perhaps. 84-87 today. a lot of moisture will get in ahead of tropical storm danny. it is 773 miles east of ocean city. we will see the greatest impact with the storm as it is offshore in the a lentic. i will have more on that coming up. let's check on traffic. >> we are dealing with a few early morning issues. an accident just before route 29. traffic is getting by westbound on i-70. take a bellaire road escher alternate to a closure on harford due to police activity. there are closures -- take bel air rhoda as your alternate to a closure -- road asher alternate to a closure on harford due to police activity. there are also closures on saratoga in utah do to water main breaks and gas main breaks. back to you. >> thank you. own. hazelwood. our reporter joins us live from police headqua
there's anybody that serves in the u.s. congress now that could possibly be missed by the american people as much as ted kennedy. >> and here with me now, nbc news anchor and managing editor and nightly news anchor and managing editor brian williams. the legacy, when you think about health care, incomplete of course but it was the passion of his life but the issues -- gun control, of course, sparked by the horrible tragedies to his brothers. where do you begin when we talk about what ted kennedy represents domestically and internationally because of his opposition to the war? >> well, we can prove it with a negative. there isn't a major piece of social legislation over the past four decades that wasn't touched by ted kennedy. and, andrea, as you know, being a long-time washington resident covering the scene there, there were fancier committees he could have put his flag in the ground and dug into, but he did a lot of his work on labor and human resources as it was called. decidedly unsexy, but it's work stretched into american life. and he was able to do things for the people he wo
>>> thanks so much. let us begin this national conversation with a moment that begins. senator ted kennedy's final journey. moments ago, he left the kennedy compound for the very last time. it is a moment that really needs no words. >>> you see some of the family members in tears. that hurst on its way to boston where senator kennedy will lie in repose. i want to stop and show you this man in life. in fact, filled with life. you are about to see ted kennedy from just a couple of years ago, mind you. this is 2007. he is fighting for the little guy. he is blasting rich guys, even though he is one of them. he says, they are worrying more about themselves than the american worker. listen to this. >> what is the price we asked the other side? what is the price you want from these working men and women? what cost? how much more do we have to give to the private sector and business? how many billion? >> he is talking about getting the minimum wage up. the motorcade is making its way to the jfk library and museum in washington. mary snow is there. she will be following this throughout the
-- on that note. i disagree for the simple reason that this country has not been so nice to many of us. now, i am black. another history a little better than the gentleman who called earlier. he is not so nice. we thank god for a family like the kennedys because what has come into fruition has been four thinks -- we have a black president, we had a black governor -- these are initiatives of a good family that god uses. see, we think we're got and have more power than guide. hear this from people who are negative, people who think they really know god, but one good thing is that along with being liberal is that you to whom much is given, much is required. now in the bible all those who are blessed are supposed to give and help. host: mm-hmm. caller: in the jewish religion, the favorites of god, those who gave gave, those were blessed blessed. the remnant of those who are supposed to keep it in carrying it on, so we find a remnant in the kennedy family. host: thanks for the call. more opinion from inside "the washington post." only gerald ford and bill clinton have had worse ratings after seven mon
to tell us know about the tropical storm danny. >>> yes, danny. as it moves up along the eastern shore -- not the eastern shore but near the eastern seaboard, north carolina it could be a hurricane, and tailing off to the north and east, but it could bring heavy rain for the weekend. >> oh, jeez. >> umbrellas. >> yes, absolutely. >> before we get there, tonight, the rides at the state fair, maybe some light showers and thunderstorms around. >> oh, no. >> spotty, so we hope not not to see that. before you get on those rides, you're maybe taking a bus to school. 70 degrees, partly cloudy skies, that is the way it is heading out this morning. 76 degrees downtown looking at the temperatures in the mid-60s throughout the area. sky watch radar indicating showers through pennsylvania for now. later in the day there could be a couple of isolated chances for showers and even a thunderstorm. we don't expect anything that strong. as we put things into motion in the future scan model, a better chance for showers for thunderstorms comes tomorrow as we get the influence of the thunderstorms, the fro
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